Funeral Services for Adlai Stevenson
Friday, July 16, 1965
This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.
[engineer announcing report]
John Chambers of United Press International, describes the scene at Adlai Stevenson's funeral at the Washington Cathedral.
[engineer advises transmission times, followed by tone]
[short segment of news programing, interrupted by services]
Intro by John Chambers
Reverend Richard Paul Graebel, minister of the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois offers opening remarks and a reading from the Old Testament.
Edward McDougal reads from the New Testament.
Judge Carl McGowan of the US Court of Appeals, a friend of Stevenson's, speaks.
Brief out by Municipal reporter. Short music interlude, ends abruptly.
Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection
WNYC archives id: 71949
Municipal archives id: T1775